Social Network Malware


Rogue Twitter Account Used in Targeted Attacks Against Free Tibet Supporters

Attackers targeting Tibetan freedom supporters aren’t holding back when it comes to using all avenues to infect activists with malware. In a relatively short amount of time, we’ve seen Tibetan nationals in China and in exile around the world targeted with spear phishing campaigns, watering hole attacks, hacks against Android mobile devices and now the latest vector: social media sites.

‘Dislike’ Button Scam on Facebook Goes Viral

Researchers are advising Facebook users to avoid offers to download an “official dislike button”, which the firm claims has spread virally across the service. There are  two different versions of the ruse thus far, both with tiny URL links to rogue applications. Read the full article. [Infosecurity.com]

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